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Symmetric vs. Asymmetric Design Techniques

Overview I want to go over some of my thoughts on symmetric and asymmetric design. I have come to conceptualize these two terms very differently than their traditional use would otherwise prescribe. Symmetric design seeks to create a system of consistency and relativity within a game. It is sometimes viewed a bit more narrowly, understood as simply applying mimicry within a game’s design. For example, it might
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The Significance of Design Intent on Process

Overview I wanted to write this article largely because this has been something I have been more mindful of recently, its has really changed how I approach design. I am not sure whether this will be clearly transferable to all designers, whether this is dependent on some level of experience for example. I recently subscribed to a new youtube channel, Game Whispering, by Alexandre Mandryka, which really started to mak
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